'This was an attempted coup'
Last year’s attack on the U.S. Capitol left five people dead and a country more divided. Missouri Rep. Emanuel Cleaver was there on Jan. 6, 2021, and shares his thoughts on the state of democracy today. Plus, hear the latest COVID-19 updates from around the Kansas City metro.
On Jan. 6, 2021, pro-Trump mobs breached the nation’s capitol, forcing U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver and his colleagues to shelter in place. On the insurrection's one-year anniversary, the congressman reflects on the deadly attack and its effect on democracy with Steve Kraske on KCUR's Up To Date.
As COVID-19 cases worsen and hospitals warn of dire conditions, Kansas City Council on Thursday passed a mask mandate for K-12 schools while Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly instituted a new emergency order. We'll bring you the latest on COVID news from around the region.
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